Open rose gardens this weekend

Shannon HerronArts 865

Explore two spectacular rose gardens this weekend and next (May 7-9 and May 14-16) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., presented by members of the Tennessee Rose Society. This event is free to attend and tours are self-guided.

Michael & Mary Bates 

  • 513 Altamira Drive, Knoxville
  • World travel created a lifelong love of roses for these property owners. Their garden is home to over 300 roses including hybrid teas, floribundas, climbers, David Austin English Roses and easy-care shrub roses.

Kathy Brennan

  • 706 Landing Lane, Knoxville
  • Brenrose Garden is a secret rose garden with companion plants; enter a backyard oasis thru the arch covered with ‘Iceburg’ roses and clematis.

Call 865-637-4561 with questions or concerns.

Shannon Herron oversees marketing, communications and design services for the 18 annual events and programs of Dogwood Arts.


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